Poetry: Fast & Fearless

with Kimberly Dark

Genres: Poetry

Online

Introductory, Intermediate

1 Session

Start Date: January 27, 2024
End Date: January 27, 2024
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10pm - 4:10pm PT
Capacity: 25 seats
Member Price: $89.10
General Price: $99.00

Can you write good poetry quickly? Maybe not, but if you don't write fearless first drafts, you can't get to better revisions. In this three-hour course, we'll discuss similes and metaphors, movement, list poems, and how poems offer something unexpected. We'll discuss why certain tropes work well in contemporary poetry and how to use reading aloud for others to supercharge your editing abilities. We'll write in class and discuss habits of poetry to move you forward.

ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS:

  • This class includes:
    • Generative Writing: students create new work during class or from assignments.
  • Feedback in class: Both peer and instructor feedback given.

REGISTRATION DATES: 

  • December 4: Scholarship Donation Day 
  • December 5: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 12: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 18: Last day of Early Bird pricing
Kimberly Dark

Kimberly Dark

she/her

Kimberly Dark is the author of Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old, The Daddies, Love and Errors, and Damaged Like Me. Her essays, stories, and poetry are widely published in academic and popular online publications alike. Visit www.kimberlydark.com for more information.

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